of these in the future, and prevent the exploitation of poor people in our nation and our world. those are two issues he could take a step on. >> sister simone campbell, executive director of network, a catholic social justice group. and also, barbara blaine, founder and president of survivors network of those abused by priests, or snap. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. as black history month continues, we spend the rest of the show looking at the lives of two civil rights pioneers, paul and eslanda robeson. paul was one of the most celebrated singers, actors of the 20 century, the son of an escaped slave, he was blacklisted, hounded by the government for his political beliefs. for years he was struck by the fbi as well as the cia, department of state and numerous other government agencies. in 1949 effectively was blacklisted. in 1950, the government revoked paul and eslanda's passports.